Caltropis gigantea Caltrope, King's Crown, Goat Bush, Indian Milkwood
Asclepiadaceae Native to tropical Asia. All parts of the plant are poisonous to man. The milky sap can cause blindness if it comes in contact with the eye. It is a larval food plant for the Monarch Butterfly.


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